Wakizashi Shimosaka Sadatsugu

Wakizashi signed Echizen Kuni Shimosaka Sadatsugu – 越前国下坂貞次

Sadatsugu Shimosaka

Early Edo – Echizen 1624
Shimosaka school

Gorgeous ubu and signed blade, large and thick, in perfect condition of preservation and enriched with two parallel Futasuji-bi grooves on each side.
Hamon in niedeki gunome midare of any beauty with ashi giving him a choji style.
Kitae made in itame with mokume variants in the Seki koto style.
The Koshirae is of high quality with Goto elements in fine nanako-ji shakudo on a floral and vine theme. The saya is decorated with a superb lacquer typical of the Owari school.

Certificat NBTHK Hozon

Fujishiro rank : Josaku

Dimensions :
Nagasa = 45,1 cm
Motohaba =
Kasane = 7,8 cm

The Shimosaka school was founded by Ichisaemon Yasutsugu, a blacksmith from Shimosaka in the province of Omi.
Sadatsugu was the pupil of Sandai Yasutsugu of the Echizen branch, and he is considered one of the most prestigious blacksmiths of this school.
School whose particularity was the production of high quality horimono as we can easily see on this superb blade.

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